Flood plain of Tiszaalpár

Country/territory: Hungary

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 4,946 ha

Protection status:

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description
The IBA covers an area of flood-plain of the River Tisza, which is subject to occasional inundation, and includes areas of softwood flood-plain forest, meadows and oxbow lakes.

Key biodiversity
An important site for birds associated with flood-plain forest and wetland complexes. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (3-5 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood plain of Tiszaalpár. Downloaded from on 30/11/2020.